Spielberg directed Saving Private Ryan as a tribute to his father, Arnold Spielberg, who served in the U.S. Army and Signal Corps, and fought in Burma during World War II as a radio operator in a B-25 squad. Arnold also helped a young Steven to direct his first movies as a teenager, both of which involved plots that took place during World War II.
The epic, last stand of the spartans, from the film 300 (2006). Starring Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey, David Wenham and Rodrigo Santoro. Based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by Frank Miller, the film is a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae.
Zulu is a 1964 British epic war film depicting the Battle of Rorke's Drift between the British Army and the Zulus in January 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War. It depicts 150 British soldiers, many of whom were sick and wounded patients in a field hospital, who successfully held off a force of 4,000 Zulu warriors.
The second film in the Lord of the Rings series will satisfy Tolkien devotees and those who are new to the stories looking for an epic with a heroic quest and a lot of action (and a little romance). The first movie had a lot of thundering hoofs and meaningful looks and introduction of characters and portents of doom.
Ran (乱, Japanese for "chaos") is a 1985 period tragedy directed, edited and co-written by Akira Kurosawa as an adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear. It is a Japanese-French venture produced by Herald Ace, Nippon Herald Films and Greenwich Film Productions.
The 2001 blockbuster “Black Hawk Down” is a favorite among service members and veterans alike. Depicting the 1993 raid to capture Mohamed Farah Aidid and subsequent Battle of Mogadishu, “Black Hawk Down” provided a pro-soldier narrative, a look into what happens when a mission goes wrong, and some straight up awesome action scenes.
The visual style of Kingdom of Heaven emphasises set design and impressive cinematography in almost every scene. It is notable for its "visually stunning cinematography and haunting music". Cinematographer John Mathieson created many large, sweeping landscapes, where the cinematography, supporting performances, and battle sequences are meticulously mounted.
The Longest Day is a 1962 epic war film based on Cornelius Ryan's 1959 book The Longest Day (1959), about the D-Day landings at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. The film was produced by Darryl F. Zanuck, who paid author Ryan $175,000 for the film rights.
The terror continues as Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) returns to Earth after drifting through space in hypersleep for 57 years. Although her story about the Alien encounter is met with skepticism, she agrees to accompany a team of high-teach marine's back to LV-246... and this time it's war!
Ranging from Ancient Greece to the beaches of Normandy: our choices for the best battle scenes in war movies have one thing in common: they're all awesome. Ranging from Ancient Greece to the beaches of Normandy: our choices for the best battle scenes in war movies have one thing in common: they're all awesome.
Consider the scene where Patton is dressed by his aide, who adjusts his helmet reverently on his head as if placing a crown. Patton regards himself in the mirror and muses to himself, "All my life I've wanted to lead a lot of men in a desperate battle." He could be an actor preparing to walk onto a stage.
The Battle of Hoth, which opens the second film in the Star Wars saga is one of the most iconic scenes in cinematic history. A meager line of Rebel soldiers dressed against the cold look to the horizon through binoculars to see massive Empire war machines walking towards them.
The Odd Angry Shot is an Australian 1979 war and action film with elements of comedy written, directed and produced by Tom Jeffrey (with Sue Millikin), the film is based on the book of the same title by William Nagel, it follows the experiences of Australian soldiers during the Vietnam War.
A summary of Chapter One in Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of All Quiet on the Western Front and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.
The Eagle best fight scene. Now Available On Demand & Digital Download Haunted by the disappearance of his father, who vanished with the Roman Ninth Legion on an expedition into the north of Britain, centurion Marcus Aquila (Channing Tatum) sets out to unravel the mystery and recover the legion's eagle standard.
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Ironclad is a 2011 British action adventure war film directed by Jonathan English. Written by English and Erick Kastel, based on a screenplay by Stephen McDool, the cast includes James Purefoy, Brian Cox, Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Vladimir Kulich, Mackenzie Crook, Jason Flemyng, Derek Jacobi and Charles Dance. The film chronicles the siege of Rochester Castle by King John in 1215. The film was shot entirely in Wales in 2009 and produced on a budget of $25 million.
The Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683 (Italian: 11 Settembre 1683, Polish title: Bitwa pod Wiedniem, literally: "The Battle of Vienna". Also released as Siege Lord 2: Day of the Siege.) is a 2012 English-language Polish and Italian historical drama film based on the 1683 Battle of Vienna and directed by Renzo Martinelli.
The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American epic war film written and directed by Terrence Malick. Based on the novel by James Jones, it tells a fictionalized version of the Battle of Mount Austen, which was part of the Guadalcanal Campaign in the Pacific Theater of World War II.